Speaking Of Wealth

Naresh Vissa is a Digital Media Sales Consultant, having done work for clients such as the Hard Assets Alliance, The Wall Street Shuffle, and The Institute for Energy Research. He is also the former Director of The Stansberry Radio Network and former Director of Media Strategy for Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, which is one of the largest private investment publishers in the world.

Naresh has a very unique skillset in the online media and publishing areas. He tells us how he got started in this arena while still an underclassman in college. By the time he graduated from Duke University with a Master's Degree, he was able to launch the Stansberry Radio Network into one of the most successful podcasting businesses on the Internet. 

In this high-energy interview, Naresh discusses the power of podcasting and why he thinks it's the future of radio. He also shares some data and trends to help explain where the digital landscape is heading.

As an entrepreneur, marketing strategist, journalist, and media producer for various national networks and renowned publishers, Naresh Vissa is now the Manager of the Hard Assets Alliance: the only online physical precious metals trading platform available to retail investors. 

Naresh freelances in broadcast and print media for several national publications, including USA TodayBusiness InsiderYahoo!HumDesi Radio, and Minyanville. He has been featured on MSNBCBloombergBusiness WeekHuffington PostHindustan TimesIndia Today and other media. In 2009, Naresh co-hosted the top-rated financial talk show in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolis, The Wall Street Shuffle. Regular guests on his shows have included Congressman Ron Paul, CNN Chief Business Correspondent Ali Velshi, Senate candidate Peter Schiff, Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis, and authors Steve Forbes, Michael Lewis and Robert Kiyosaki. He has booked more than 800 guests in the fields of finance, economics, business management & consulting, self-help, leadership, sales and marketing.

Naresh also founded Krish Media & Marketing, Inc., consulting for an eclectic set of clients that includes The Financial Survival Network and Racine Assets. He has worked for JP Morgan Chase, Houston Astros, and the American Junior Golf Association. In addition, Naresh aided the Houston Rockets’ staff in selecting draft picks Aaron Brooks, Carl Landry and Donte Greene in the 2007 and 2008 NBA Drafts.

While making a name in the business world, Naresh never compromised his education. Despite taking as many as 27 credit hours a semester while at Syracuse University, Nareshgraduated Magna Cum Laude from the Renée Crown University Honors Program, triple majoring in broadcast and digital journalism, finance, and accounting at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and Martin J. Whitman School of Management. He was given numerous awards for his academic, leadership and speaking abilities, and Morgan Stanley nominated him as an Emerging Student Leader. During his junior and senior years, he served as an analyst for the Orange Value Fund, where he managed an investment portfolio in excess of $1.2 million of private investor money. Upon graduation, he was named as one of the highest achieving students in his graduating class.

Naresh earned a Master’s Degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, concurrently working as an admissions recruitment coordinator, marketing and communications blogger, and strategy research assistant to Executive in Residence Professor Bill Sax.

A former academic tutor, counselor to underrepresented students, and middle school assistant basketball coach at the nationally renowned Village School in Houston, Nareshfrequently donates his time to community service and social advocacy. He holds a first-degree Black Belt in Taekwondo.

Visit Naresh Vissa's website at www.nareshvissa.com.

Direct download: sow-78-NareshVissa.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Jason Hartman welcomes Zac Johnson, a widely respected leader in the blogging and online marketing community. Through Zac’s popular blogs, bloggingtips.com andzacjohnson.com, he has helped thousands of readers grow their brands and make money online. Zac shares his success story, including tips for gathering leads, the step-by-step affiliate marketing process, becoming a merchant, finding offers to promote and much more. He discusses using Amazon.com, Click Bank, and more to get the best commission sales. He also answers the question about how to pick a niche to focus on if you want to be a successful affiliate marketer. For more tips, tools and advice, visit www.SpeakingofWealth.com.

A self-taught entrepreneur, Zac has been making money online for over 15 years and has been involved in nearly every facet of internet marketing, while also finding great success in the world of blogging. In 2007, Zac launched his first blog at ZacJohnson.com, which is focused on his successes and failures, case studies, industry news and guides on how to make money online. In addition to his own personal experiences, Zac also writes about the latest online marketing trends and informs his readers on how and where they could be creating new revenue online. Zac's personal blog currently has thousands of daily readers and has referred over $5,000,000 in new business to his advertisers and network partners since launching the blog. 

Direct download: sow-77-ZacJohnson.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Jon Ferrara is the Founder & CEO of Nimble. Nimble is revolutionizing social media and CRM through social selling. Ferrara explains how he is powering it.

Ferrara also discusses why he is doing everything in his power to help start-ups.

Jon has over 20 years of experience in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales Force Automation (SFA). An entrepreneur at heart, Jon founded GoldMine CRM in 1989 with a college friend and turned it into a very successful venture that he eventually sold to FrontRange. In 2009, Jon founded Nimble, Inc. and is ready to strike again! 

Visit Nimble at www.nimble.com.

Direct download: sow-76-JonFerrara.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

SOW 75 - Activating Your Dormant Technology Assets with Sierra Modro

There is hardware and software technology available for every business need under the sun, with more being developed every day, yet many people who purchase these tools rarely use them to their full potential or the tools become dormant and replaced by the next new thing on the market. Jason Hartman is joined by self-proclaimed techno-geek, Sierra Modro of Leap to Greatness, to talk about how to uncover the resources businesses already have on hand. Sierra explains that most people don’t realize the full potential and profitability of the technology they currently own, often being drawn in by new products and services claiming to save time and money. They may not realize how much time and work will go into fully implementing all of the available tools of a new product or service. Sierra gives the example of the iPad and how it is not being fully utilized for business needs. She recommends several useful tools that businesses can implement inexpensively or free, such as Dropbox. For more details, listen at:  www.SpeakingofWealth.com.

A true technology geek at heart, Sierra Modro has been working with computers since her first Commodore 64. For more than 18 years, Sierra was an internationally recognized technology evangelist for Intel Corporation, Informix and Digimarc Corporation, promoting new technology in 14 countries around the world, from Portland to Prague and Moscow to the Midwest. Recognized by Microsoft for her contributions in touch and tablet computing, Sierra stays on the cutting edge of technology.

Sierra leverages her extensive background in hardware, software, and user design to help organizations to Activate Your Dormant Assets. She works with organizations to optimize technology adoption with existing investments, creating a technology positive environment. Most organizations already have more technology than they are effectively using. Stop wasting your technology resources. Increase revenue, improve productivity, and reduces expenses.  Sierra can be found at: http://www.leaptogreatness.com/activate-your-dormant-assets-with-sierra-modro/.

Direct download: sow-75-SierraModro.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:42pm EDT

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